A Family Heirloom

A Family Heirloom

Last month, Mendo Co-Founders Mario and Ellen celebrated the ten year anniversary of our relationship with Scarborough Farms by driving out to visit the farmers in their fields in Oxnard, CA. We always feature their baby greens in some of our most popular salads, but...
Our Pastrami Passion

Our Pastrami Passion

Our Pastrami Passion   It started five years ago when we were on a food tour of NY. We got a tip from one of the founders of Chop’t Salads, Tony Shure that there was a “hole in the wall” modern Jewish deli in Brooklyn serving the best pastrami he had ever tasted! We...
Impossible Taco Salad

Impossible Taco Salad

How did Mendo’s Impossible Taco Salad come about?   A couple of months ago, we ate the best Taco Salad we had ever had on a food tour in Houston. None of us had eaten a Taco Salad from a restaurant in a long time…but, it made us ask ourselves…what is the modern,...
Flat Top Brisket

Flat Top Brisket

Two years ago, the culinary team was on a Food Tour of Dallas. We hit some of the famous barbecue joints like Pecan Lodge, The Slow Bone, and Bone Daddy’s. The trip also included some of the great Tex-Mex places like Gabriela’s and Tacolicious. But, if you know Mendo,...
Rescued Vegetable Burger

Rescued Vegetable Burger

You really can judge yourself by the company you keep…why do they say that…because good friends inspire you to do great things, bad friends do the opposite! At Mendo, we are honored to have some great friends like Kim and Tyler Malek from Salt & Straw. Earlier in...
BLT vs. TLT for you

BLT vs. TLT for you

Introducing our TLT! Our culinary team has a two-pronged approach to creating new menu items. One is to reconceive fine dining entrees at the sandwich level, and the other is to offer a modern interpretation of the standard sandwich “greats” using elevated...